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James Hardie provides more than jobs

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com It’s clear James Hardie Building Products benefits the local economy and workforce, but what isn’t as obvious is what the business and its employees give back…

Local WWII vet meets Medal of Honor recipient

Staff Report Local World War II veteran Ralph Grubb, a member of the Army Air Force 43rd Bomb Group, met recent Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer at Grubb’s military…

It’s fall festival time in Newbern

By JONATHAN HOOKS jonathan@southwesttimes.com The 31st annual Newbern Fall Festival is drawing closer and the event will have vendors selling food and crafts come rain or shine. The event is…

Depot rebuild wins top award

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The town of Pulaski was awarded Monday with the 2011 Community Preservation Award by Preservation Virginia. Mayor Jeff Worrell and Town Engineer Bill Pedigo attended a…

Cpl. Lindsey’s remain arrive Wednesday

By JONATHAN HOOKS SWT Writer Cpl. Freeman Lindsey, who remained officially un-identified from February 1951 until May of this year, will cross into Pulaski County Wednesday, accompanied by the U.S.…

Out of chaos, hope

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com The Pulaski County train station was packed Friday with family, friends, volunteers and town and county officials celebrating the Pulaski Tornado Recovery Home Dedication of Joe,…

Town, county get $1.4M for recovery

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RICHMOND – The town of Pulaski and Pulaski County will each receive $700,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Urgent Needs funds for rehabilitation of tornado-damaged…

Some hydrilla costs may be reimbursed

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Claytor Lake property owners who have expended money in an effort to combat the invasive hydrilla plant may be able to receive reimbursement of some of…

County striving to offer ‘Second Chance’

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County school and business officials are striving to give potential high school drop-outs a second chance at completing their education. The local school board and…

Cougar band comes out on top

By NEESEY PAYNE neesey@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County High School Golden Cougar Marching Band traveled to William Byrd High School in Vinton Saturday, competed in its first competition of the year at…